These changes will have an impact on the local and national electoral politics. Additionally, there are various issues that are likely to arise alienating this group of people.
The growing Hispanic population will result into changes in the voting trends among the US citizens. This was clearly seen during the 2012 elections in the US whereby 78% of his votes were from non-white individuals (Zakheim, 2012). This shows that politicians have to rethink their campaign strategy by taking into consideration the issues affecting this population. This will have a major impact on the strategy that has been employed by the Republican Party over the years. In general, politicians will have to extend their appeal to the minorities. In the present times the minorities make up 28 percent of the electorate (Zakheim, 2012). This number of individuals is likely to increase in future calling on politicians to come up with ways that appeal to the come up with ways to appeal to the Hispanic vote. It can be observed that in the previous general election the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney only got 20% of the non-white votes (Zakheim, 2012).
There are diverse issues that are likely to come up with relation to the foreign policy. In the present times, illegal immigration is the most adverse problem in foreign policy and it is largely viewed as domestic policy issue (Fry and Passel, 2009). It is clear that the government has failed to address this issue head on. The US has dedicated its resources towards addressing issues facing other parts of the world Central Asia, Middle East, Southern Europe and Africa (Zakheim, 2012). Yet, they have failed to address the issues facing nations along the US border that have resulted into increased immigration. The US should review its foreign policy with regards to illegal immigration. The government is advised to come up with a fast-track national service initiative similar to the one that is